A super visa is a unique visitor’s visa available for relatives of Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. A typical visitor’s visa in Canada allows you permission to visit the country for 6 months.
A parent's super visa is a multi-entry visa offering permission to stay as long as 5 years. It also allows you to apply for a 2-year extension. After getting the approval for a super visa, it is valid for 10 years.
Super visa requirements: To be eligible for a super visa you have to meet a few requirements. In order to be eligible for a super visa the applicant should:
The applicant must be the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or Canadian permanent resident
You have to present a letter of invitation by your child or grandchild to ensure they will provide financial support for the visa-holder while they are staying.
Have proof that you have the necessary minimum income to provide for the stay in Canada
Submit a copy of your Canadian passport or Permanent Resident Card (PR Card).
Sit for a medical exam to show proof you are medically admissible in Canada.
Present documents showing you have essential medical insurance by a Canadian insurance company; this is sometimes known as super visa insurance.
A crucial requirement of super visa eligibility is that the applicant must have an in-force super visa health insurance policy from a Canadian insurance company. Ask your insurance broker about how to get medical insurance for a super visa. Super visa insurance is a particular type of travel insurance policy offering coverage of all the criteria of the super visa application process and residency requirements.